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May 23, 2012 2:00am PDT
quote afghanistan. we know the victims include two foreign women and their translators. we don't know yet their nationality. the group were traveling to a health clinic when they were snatched. a search is underway right now. >>> mitt romney two for two last
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May 1, 2012 3:00pm EDT
a surprise visit to afghanistan baghram air base. he's now left? over the last four months, forgive me, i'm just getting the information, the president has lived in afghanistan. so again, will this is significant about a think about what's happened over the last couple months in this afghanistan. you have a sergeant who walked in to one of the villages and shot and killed 17 civilians. that was just a couple months ago go. you also have a couple months ago korans being accidentally torched and that led to anti-american violence erupt manage afghanistan and just recently, we saw pictures of december desecrated corpses. so the president walks in to this. one would presume he's meeting with karzai. the last time he was in afghanistan, bagham december 3rd, 2010. so 1 1/2 years. the president we're just learning as we're a couple minutes away from the white house briefing. we'll get more detail about the timing of the trip. keep in mind, it was this evening one year ago when we saw the president deliver the news that he and thanks to s.e.a.l. team 6 had taken out the most wanted criminal in th
CNN
May 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
afghanistan. the president will be telling us about the new strategic partnership agreement he has just signed with afghanistan's president outlining the relationship between the united states and afghanistan after the withdrawal of u.s. forces at the end of 2014. white house officials tell us the timing was driven by the negotiations over that agreement at an upcoming nato summit. critics will say it is about politics. everyone knows today is the anniversary of the raid in pakistan that killed osama bin laden. on the ground, do people there -- are they aware that president obama is on the ground? >> reporter: late in the afternoon the sun went down there was a report on afghan media suggesting that he was already in kabul. since then we have seen absolute silence across the city occasionally by helicopters and that is presumably some part of the president in and out of the capital. the speech we are about to hear in the next half hour i think will be cap suilated. there are two bits of the speech which stand out to me suggesting new white house thinking which is further suggesting
FOX News
May 1, 2012 12:00pm PDT
of the united states is on the ground in afghanistan. of course, we are in afghanistan because the attacks of 9/11 and now we know that president obama is meeting with afghanistan's president karzai, an unannounced and secret visit until this moment. some describe the relationship between our president and president karzai as "complicated." which could be the unstatement of the day. casey in point: a u.s. government released yesterday. new details of the level of corruption in afghanistan. and the unthinkable waste of billions upon billions of american tax dollars. officials in afghanistan are stealing american money according to the report. the afghan attorney general's office avoids prosecuting high profile corruption cases among other things. that's the situation as the president is on the ground if afghanistan our chief white house correspondent is at the white house. did you get any idea of this? and what do we expect to accomplish? >>reporter: the president's schedule was wide open all day leaving the possibility that he could have been going somewhere, we had not seen him all day. now i
MSNBC
May 2, 2012 2:00am EDT
>>> good evening. i'm chris matthews. leading off to off tonight, the president in afghanistan. partisan critics may not like it but president obama is making sure that everyone is reminded that this is the one-year anniversary of the successful raid on osama bin laden. the president made a surprise visit to afghanistan this very day, to sign an agreement to wined down the war. early this evening mr. obama addressed troops at bagram airfield in a speech both emotional and moving. and half an hour at 7:30 eastern time the president will make a national televised address to our country. "hardball" will be on air live for the full hour and will bring you the president's speech and full analysis right up until 8:00 eastern. there is no way to separate the policy of the war from politics. who better to talk about that than our two guest right now. chief white house controversy and politico director for msnbc news and joe scarborough host of morning joe on msnbc. i want to start with chuck. just 24 hours ago there was a partisan back and forth about whether or not the president was e
CSPAN
May 20, 2012 6:30pm EDT
of importance for the future of our alliance. our summit has three key priorities. keeping afghanistan secure, now and in the years to come. keeping nato strong. and capable in the 21st century. and keeping the global network of partners. today, we are focusing on security in the age of austerity. we are making certain that the alliance can deal with the security ideas of the future, even as we tackle the economic challenges of the present. we have multinational projects that will provide greater security for lower cost. we will embrace a renewed culture that we call smart defense. we will take the first up. we will have the knack stage in the engagement with afghanistan. we will complete the transition of security responsibility to afghanistan by the end of 2014. we will continue to support them for the long term. we will meet with president karzai, leaders of many countries in the region. inky international organizations. this would be a powerful demonstration of the commitment to the future of afghanistan. we will meet 13 of our most active partners around the globe, from europe to asia, a
FOX News
May 1, 2012 4:00pm PDT
returns and the president sneaks off to afghanistan. he will address the nation minutes from now charting the way forward in america's longest war. >>. >> air force one landed just hours ago. president arriving a year to the day after navy seals gunned down the most wanted terrorist in the world. tonight a look at the president's trip, the security concerns and the significance as america tries to wind down on its longest war. >> shep: first from fox this tuesday night. it broke just before 3:00 eastern time. president obama had arrived at afghanistan on an unannounced and secret visit. it comes after one year after elite team of navy seals killed osama bin laden. the president is set to address the nation from afghanistan just minutes from now. the white house says his comments will include the line, this time of war began in afghanistan and this is where it will end. after arriving at bagwam air base he met with afghan counterparts, hamid karzai. the two leaders say they signed a partnership agreement. the agreement lays out how the united states will be involved in afghanistan after u.
FOX News
May 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
before 3:00 eastern time. president obama had arrived at afghanistan on an unannounced and secret visit. it comes after one year after elite team of navy seals killed osama bin laden. the president is set to address the nation from afghanistan just minutes from now. the white house says his comments will include the line, this time of war began in afghanistan and this is where it will end. after arriving at bagwam air base he met with afghan counterparts, hamid karzai. the two leaders say they signed a partnership agreement. the agreement lays out how the united states will be involved in afghanistan after u.s. troops leave the country in 2014. >> i've come to afghanistan to mark a short moment for our two nations. to do so on afghan soil. i'm here to affirm the bonds between our countries, to thank american and afghans who have sacrificed so much over these last ten years and to look forward to a future of peace and security and greater prosperity for our nations. >> we can expect to hear more about in his president's address coming up shortly. he addressed u.s. forces at the air babes
CNBC
May 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
greenspan very bullish. one year to the day bin laden is killed, president obama in afghanistan. we're going to bring you his address to the nation live. >>> and why don't these dopey occupy wall street protesters realize it's under president obama that the middle class has actually gotten poorer? they're chasing after the wrong demon. the "kudlow report" moments away. >>> i like to say there's always a bull market somewhere, and i promise to try to find it for you right here on "mad money." i'm jim cramer. see you tomorrow. huge show tonight. what do you have? >> all right, jimmy, great ism numbers jolt the market and alan greenspan, he's a bull. >>> good evening, everyone, this is the "kudlow report." in 30 minutes, live here on cnbc, president obama will address the nation from kabul, afghanistan after making a surprise visit to sign an agreement with the afghan government. one year to the day bin laden was killed. after the speech, retired four-star general mccaffrey and a marine veteran michael grim. >>> also this evening, the president's new election slogan. forward, but to what exactl
MSNBC
May 1, 2012 1:00pm PDT
ground in afghanistan until 2024, ten more years. we'll hear him talk about that when he speaks to the country about afghanistan to address the next decade and interrelations with that country. we start with atia on the ground with the president. how was he not only received, but how long is he expected to be in country and what else is on his agenda? >> reporter: hi there, dylan. well, we don't expect him to stay too long. we did expect him to meet with the afghan president and also meet with u.s. soldiers which we expect will happen after his trip here in kabul, possibly to another u.s. base where he will meet with the soldiers. what he did here in kabul which was important to both countries is he signed a strategic partnership agreement with his counterpart, president karzai of afghanistan, that so lit flidife u.s. relationship from 2012 to 2024. it means helping the afghan government build itself and build this country. what the u.s. wants to prove to the afghan people is they're not abandoning afghanistan, and they want to make that clear because there have been many afghan
MSNBC
May 1, 2012 4:00pm EDT
agreement with his counterpart, president karzai of afghanistan, that so lit flidife u.s. relationship from 2012 to 2024. it means helping the afghan government build itself and build this country. what the u.s. wants to prove to the afghan people is they're not abandoning afghanistan, and they want to make that clear because there have been many afghans as though the u.s. and the international will leave them after the combat mission in 2014. the taliban waiting for 2014. this is a signal for them as well that the u.s. and other international countries will stick around after that 2014 withdrawal but we'll see what other nations will also stick around to help the u.s. as they help afghanistan. dylan? >> thank you so much, atia. chuck todd is also with us. chuck, when you look at this through the policy context and the political context through which everything must now filter, what stands out from your perspective? >> well, look, the president is announcing tonight that the united states is going to have a commitment to afghanistan all the way to 2024. let's think about that for a minute.
CNN
May 1, 2012 3:00pm PDT
to the special report, president obama addressing the american people from afghanistan, talking about the future of u.s. troops there and we are going to bring that to you live. >> lots of news happening now, dramatic developments covering the president's surprise visit to afghanistan like no one else can. we have our reporters in afghanistan, in pakistan, in washington, in new york, we're watching all of this unfold, our own john king will give us an inside look at what it's like to be on a secret presidential trip to a war zone. he's been on one before, our own erin burnett looks at al qaeda's future and our christiane amanpour and fareed zakariazaka. >> the president took a helicopter to kabul and signed a strategic partnership agreement with president hamid karzai. it could mark the beginning of the end of the war there. listen. >> neither americans nor the afghan people asked for this war, yet for a decade we've stood together to drive al qaeda from its camps to battle an insurgency and to give the people of afghanistan the possibility to live in peace and in dignity. the wages of war have
CNN
May 21, 2012 4:00pm EDT
facing afghanistan, pakistan and the united states. >> it wasn't for us to decide on the three-way meeting. the united states was the host and perhaps they saw it fit for some other time. >> has pakistan agreed to resume shipments, trucks, bringing supplies to nato, u.s. troops in afghanistan? >> i believe they're negotiating on that question. >> they have been negotiating for a long time. but right now as far as you know, there's no agreement? >> not at this point in time, no. >> we're going to have the far reaching interview with the afghan president hamid karzai, we go in depth on all the key issues involving u.s.-afghan relations, how many troops will remain in afghanistan, will u.s. troops have immunity from afghan law if they remain after 2014? their interview will air shortly after president obama's news conference. he's expected to hold that news conference at the bottom of this hour. our chief white house correspondent jessica yellin has been covering this summit in chicago, and jessica's joining us right now. looking at live pictures by the way of the summit. jessica,
CNN
May 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
and to give the people of afghanistan the possibility to live in peace and in dignity. the wages of war have been great for both our nations but today with the signing of this strategic partnership agreement we look forward to a future of peace. >> our nick payton-walsh is live in kabul. there were attacks in kabul two weeks ago that really rocked the capital. >> reporter: absolutely, this is a place where presidential security detail didn't feel enormously comfortable bringing him in daylight. u.s. and afghan officials doing their best to quash rumors about seven or eight hours ago that he was already in kabul. as you saw the president there addressing a hangar, many of those troops will perhaps be on their way home, bagram being a hub or many troops returning back to the united states and i think keen to try to suggest as he said a year ago the tide of war is still receding, choosing this anniversary, the death of bin laden, the man for americans the reason why they came to afghanistan, choosing the anniversary of his death to take this narrative an extra stage forwards and explaining exac
CNN
May 21, 2012 1:00pm PDT
and hamid karzai. >> president obama's controversial exit strategy for afghanistan. on the world stage here in chicago. only moments from now, the president expected to hold a major news conference, when it happens we'll bring it to you live right here in situation room. >>> and the afghan president hamid karzai sits down for his only interview with me while in the united states. we talk about his personal relationship with president obama and even his personal relationship with mitt romney. stand by for that as well. >>> and the man sometimes nicknamed america's supermayor, has made a super gaffe. >>> i'm wolf blitzer in chicago. you're in the situation room. >>> but first, through my exclusive far reaching interview, i just completed only a few minutes ago with the afghan president hamid karzai, it's his only interview while here in the united states. we sat down only moments ago, and he spoke of president obama just minutes before the interview. the three leaders are here for a meeting in chicago. listen to this. >> no, we didn't have a three-way meeting, we had a three-way photograph ta
MSNBC
May 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
decade under the dark cloud of war yet here in the predawn darkness of afghanistan we can see the light of a new day on the horizon. >> president obama markathize anniversary of osama bin laden's death by signing a new strategic partnership with afghanistan. the u.s. role there will continue for years to come. overnight the taliban responds not two years after the president was wheels up, a car bomb. a clear sign of the challenges that still remain. plus the power of the presidential pulpit. republicans tone down their criticism over exploiting osama bin laden death with muted praise for the trip and the new deal. the politics of dramatic images like these. good morning from washington. this is "the daily rundown" i'm chuck todd. a ton of campaign stuff to get to. we are going to start with afghanistan and my first reads of the morning. here is what the president didn't do. he didn't announce the end of the decades long war in afghanistan. what he joutd lined was the end of the war as we know it. he made the case for a long going commitment. the strategic partnership agreement
CNN
May 1, 2012 4:00pm EDT
states to a war zone like afghanistan is extraordinary and this is only the third time that president obama has made this trip. it's been over a year. the last time he was there was in december 2010 and furthermore, at the presidential palace which is where he is right now for brief remarks with president hamid karzai and to sign the strategic partnership agreement with afghanistan to talk about the u.s. relationship with afghanistan beyond 2014. that's extraordinary. the last time the president was in afghanistan in december of 2010 he could not make that trip from bagram air force base which is about 30 miles or so north of kabul to the palace because of weather concerns, and certainly security is always a concern as the president is in the comfort of the air force base. if you look at past trip, wolf, the last one only lasted four hours and it's very late at night in afghanistan as the president is doing this. >> this is not going last much longer. i suspect the president will be on his way back to andrews, the air force base outside of washington within a few hours or so. a very s
CNN
May 1, 2012 1:00pm PDT
. dramatic developments. president obama's surprise trip to afghanistan exactly one year after the u.s. raid that killed osama bin laden in neighboring pakistan. less than an hour or so ago we got the first word of his arr e arrival at the bagram air base. he is now in kabul meeting with the afghan president hamid karzai to sign a long-term strategic partnership agreement at a rather precarious time for relations between the two countries. he will then make a televised speech to the united states, indeed to the entire world, in three and a half hours from now at 7:30 p.m. eastern time here in the united states. let's go straight to our white house correspondent brianna keilar. for this president, this is a huge deal. set the scene. >> reporter: this is a big deal, wolf. a trip by the president of the united states to a war zone like afghanistan is extraordinary and this is only the third time that president obama has made this trip. it's been over a year. the last time he was there was in december 2010 and furthermore, at the presidential palace which is where he is right now for brief rema
MSNBC
May 1, 2012 3:00pm EDT
moment. we understand the president is in afghanistan. this on the first anniversary of the killing of osama bin laden. we understand that he traveled there overnight. there was something of a "meet the press" and media blackout but we are able to confirm the president is indeed in afghanistan. i'm joined now by kristen welker who is at the white house. please tell us what do you know? what have you heard? >> hi there. good afternoon to you. we can tell you that president obama arrived in afghanistan in kabul at 2:39 p.m. our time, which is 11:09 in afghanistan. right now, he is at the afghan presidential palace with president hamid karzai. we're just getting this information so i'll read it to you. he is there to sign the strategic partnership agreement which is essentially going to outline the relationship between the united states and afghanistan over the next decade. and will include sort of the outline for the withdrawal plan. we expect the president to address the nation and u.s. troops at 7:31 our time. that's a speech that will last for about 10 to 15 minutes, martin. and we
CNN
May 26, 2012 3:00pm PDT
the war in afghanistan by 2014. i was there to report the summit and i sat down with afghan president hamid karzai to talk about the war, the war in pakistan and their relationship with osama bin laden. >> do you believe they were protecting bin laden? >> he was killed. whether he had official protection is something i can't tell. >> what do you think? >> really difficult to say one way or other but where he was, how could he have been without some knowledge. >> that's what a lot of people suspect. all right. let's talk about u.s.-afghan relations. right now you've had some successful, i think, meetings with the president of the united states. but a lot of americans as you know, and you look at american public opinion polls, they're concerned that they want the u.s. out of afghanistan, about 70% say it's time for the u.s. to come home, the u.s. is spending to keep 90,000 troops, $2 billion a week in afghanistan, $100 billion a year. why is this money well spent? >> we have already agreed on a process of transition to afghan authority whereby afghanistan will be looking after itself an
CNN
May 2, 2012 12:00am PDT
tonight" starts now. >>> tonight breaking news. president obama's top secret afghanistan trip. the troop withdrawal and what it means for americans. >> this time of war began in afghanistan and this is where it will end. >> reaction to the president's speech live from afghanistan. >>> plus tough talk from dan rather. never afraid to butt heads. tonight he won't be holding back. dan rather speaks his mind on president obama, and reporters who he says need to grow a spine, and the story that took him down. >>> the united states has conducted an operation that killed osama bin laden, the leader of al qaeda. >> why they charge the president with putting politics ahead of their safety. >>> and only in america. the real bin laden battle. why it's not about politics. this is "piers morgan tonight." >>> good evening. our big story tonight breaking news. president obama's surprise trip to afghanistan and his speech to americans on the one year anniversary of the mission to take out osama bin laden. >> my fellow americans, we've traveled through more than a decade under the dark cloud of war. yet
CSPAN
May 17, 2012 2:30pm EDT
together the non-security aspects of the follow-up in afghanistan post-2014. that is, how is afghanistan going to come out of its war economy into a stable, economic situation? and what are the needs. will have from the international community? leading up to a donors conference in tokyo in july. and the last scheduled session at camp david would be on middle east and north african transition following up on the doville initiative and discussions at the last g-8 meeting. that's the essentially the outline. nato. the president will leave saturday evening and go to chicago to host 62 nations and several international organizations for the nato summit. this is only a third time since nato's founding in 1949 that the united states will host a nato summit. it's onlial first time hosted in a city other than washington. the other two times the united states has hosted nato summits were in 1978 and 1999 which, of course, was the 50th anniversary during president clinton's term. as i've said, 61 countries as well as the eu, the united nations and the world bank will be in attendance. they'll be a
WETA
May 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
afghanistan at 7:30 eastern time tonight. for more on all this, we turn to patrick quinn, kabul bureau chief for the associated press joining us now by telephone. patrick, when did you learn that a presidential visit was imminent? >> well, we only found out just shortly before he arrived. there were rumors he was coming. but it was a complete surprise, i think, to almost everybody in afghanistan that barack obama decided to come here on the anniversary of osama bin laden's death to sign this agreement. >> ifill: tell us what you can about this agreement. how significant is it? >> well, the deal is not... the deal is significant in that it defines or broadly defines the u.s. presence here after 2014 when most troops are scheduled to leave here, most combat troops. a lot of afghans have been concerned about how the united states will remain here. this agreement basically says that we commit ourselves to supporting afghanistan economically. you know, we'll support its development and we will retain a number of troops here in a counterterrorism role in the post-2014 environment. mostly to chase
CSPAN
May 8, 2012 9:00am EDT
in afghanistan and the united national peoples movement in nepal. this is part of a conference examining how terrorist organizations have evolved over time on a regional and global scale. >>> we're pleased to have such an interesting and distinguished set of panelists here to discuss first the taliban in afghanistan and then the nepali maoists in nepal. to be going after such a dynamic speaker, we're going to have to step up our game, i think. first i just -- i would like to introduce dr. amin tarzi, he is truly an expert on afghanistan, pakistan, he's written several books and numerous articles and so forth on the subject. and dr. tom marks has been doing a lot of work on special operations, as well as he's written a number of pieces on vietnam and nepal. you wrote a piece in 2003, i think, army war college, which i just read last night. so without further adieu, i'd like to introduce dr. amin tarzi to go first. >> good afternoon. welcome to my home because my office is right up above here. i'll make one comment before i say anything. i'll be speaking on my own behalf using my .edu account.
CNN
May 1, 2012 8:00pm EDT
afghanistan. what he said to the troops there and what he said to the american people about a half an hour ago. he just finished speaking. he's expected to leave just shortly after daybreak at bagram air base. reporters with the president were sworn to secrecy until in the zone. from there he quickly went by chopper to kabul, another war zone where him and president hamid karsai signed the strategic partnership agreement. it promises american support for afghanistan through 2024. ten years after the last american combat forces are scheduled to leave the country by the end of 2012. excuse me, 2014. the president made some brief remarks, then headed back to bagram for a rally with the troops. more than 130,000 men and women serve in afghanistan. the vast majority, about 90,000 are american right now. a short time later, about half an hour ago the president spoke to the united states laying out his vision for ending america's longest war. saying afghanistan is where the war began and where it will end. here's a portion of his address. >> today i signed a historic agreement between the
CSPAN
May 24, 2012 1:00am EDT
from developinging nuclear weapons, and the plan to leave afghanistan by 2014. his remarks came during time set aside during last week's g8 and nato summits. this is 1:10. >> the g8 we reaped important conclusions on dealing with our debts, and the risks in the eurozone. deficit reduction and growth are not alternatives, you need the first in order to deliver the second. there was no debate about this, it was my view, chancellor merkel's view, president obama's view. indeed france will balance its budget at a faster rate than britain. in britain, in two years, we cut the deficit we inherited from the last government by more than a quarter. and our approach has been endorsed again by the imf this week and the oecd. at a time of tight budgets, a proper growth plan requires not just a credible fiscal policy, but also structural reforms to make our economies more competitive, active monetary policy, and innovative use of our hard won credibility to assure inconvenientment in long term infrastructure. we are taking all of these steps in the u.k. and promoting them across europe as well. pri
CNN
May 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
in afghanistan even if there won't be permanent bases. we're waiting for the president to get ready to leave afghanistan now that daylight is about to come up. it's after 4:00 a.m. the president will fly back to washington. our special coverage continues with "ac 360." >> thanks very much thank you for watching. if you're just watching. this is a special edition of "360." tonight the breaking news of president obama's visit to afghanistan. what he said to the troops there and what he said to the american people about a half an hour ago. he just finished speaking. he's expected to leave just shortly after daybreak at bagram air base. reporters with the president were sworn to secrecy until in the zone. from there he quickly went by chopper to kabul, another war zone where him and president hamid karsai signed the strategic partnership agreement. it promises american support for afghanistan through 2024. ten years after the last american combat forces are scheduled to leave the country by the end of 2012. excuse me, 2014. the president made some brief remarks, then headed back to bagram for a
CNN
May 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
>>> it has been quite a few dramatic hours for the troops on the ground in afghanistan as well as for the president. the president is heading home at this hour. after spending a few hours on the ground in afghanistan signing a strategic partnership agreement with afghan president hamid karsai. our coverage will continue throughout the evening. we'll have another edition of "360" at 10:00. "piers morgan tonight" starts now. >>> tonight breaking news. president obama's top secret afghanistan trip. the troop withdrawal and what it means for americans. >> this time of war began in afghanistan and this is where it will end. >> reaction to the president's speech live from afghanistan. >>> plus tough talk from dan rather. never afraid to butt heads. tonight he won't be holding back. dan rather speaks his mind on president obama, and reporters who he says need to grow a spine, and the story that took him down. >>> the united states has conducted an operation that killed osama bin laden, the leader of al qaeda. >> why they charge the president with putting politics ahead of their safety
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May 2, 2012 3:00am EDT
." >>> good evening. our big story tonight breaking news. president obama's surprise trip to afghanistan and his speech to americans on the one year anniversary of the mission to take out osama bin laden. >> my fellow americans, we've traveled through more than a decade under the dark cloud of war. yet here in the pre-dawn darkness of afghanistan, we can see the light of a new day on the hordes. the iraq war is over. the number of our troops in harm's way has been cut in half and more will soon be coming home. we have a clear path to fulfill our mission in afghanistan while delivering justice to al qaeda. >> plenty reaction to this momentous day coming up soon. plus my interview with a man who reportered first in the '80s. and why some navy s.e.a.l.s charged that the white house is playing politics in the bin laden battle. we begin tonight with our big story. president obama secret trip to afghanistan. coming here to break down tonight's speech is nick paton walsh and wolf blitzer. also president george w. bush's assistant secretary of state. and douglas brinkley. i want to start with ni
CBS
May 13, 2012 11:30am EDT
in afghanistan and map what is next for the alliance after the operations there end in 2014. the meeting comes in the wake of the u.s. agreement to keep forces in afghanistan through 2024 and the election of a french -- a new french president who wants france's forces out of the country by year's end. while the afghanistan war will dominate headlines, nato leaders will struggle with equally important issues like shaping the alliances post afghanistan strategy and preserve capabilities despite fiscal aust ert and negotiate a arrangement with vladimir putin. and here to join us the nato am bass door, peter flurry who was secretary general for investment during the late bush and early obama administrations who also is with ndu and the atlantic council. gentlemen, welcome to the program. >> good to be with you. >> so let's start ambassador hunter, what are the big items on the agenda and what will the summit accomplish. >> well number one, as you said, is afghanistan. it is essential for the allies to demonstrate the basic principal of in together and out together. we'll be there with combat force
MSNBC
May 2, 2012 2:30am PDT
to medal of honor recipient colonel jack jacobs. >>> nearly two hours after the president left afghanistan, a suicide killed in kabul. the question is, was this a taliban message to president obama? we will have a live report from kabul. >>> and mitt romney met yesterday with former new york city mayor rudy giuliani declaring in the middle of this political flap over the killing of osama bin laden of course he would have made the decision to go in and get the world's most wanted man. the question is, will the obama's reelection campaign continue to hammer romney as a man who won't pull the trigger in the situation room. it's "way too early" for this. good morning. i'm willie geist and this is "way too early," the show that makes the big calls each and every morning. calls like, which foot does this shoe go on, while dressing in the dark? i'm glad you're up with us this morning watching on msnbc or listening on sirius xm radio. shoot me an e-mail or tweet me, let me know what you're doing up at this hour. or do what bryce harper does, we'll read the best responses later in the show. the nex
CNN
May 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
360" starts now. tonight the breaking news of president obama's visit to afghanistan. what he said to the troops there and what he said to the american people about a half an hour ago. he arrived just after nightfall. reporters were sworn to secrecy until air force one touched down at the air base that often comes under taliban mortar fight. he went from there to kabul where he and hamid karzai signed that strategic partnership agreement. it prom is americansupport for afghanistan through 2024. the president -- excuse me, 2014. the president made some brief remark, headed back to bagram for a rally with the troops. the vast majority, about 90,000, are american right now. a short time later, just about half an hour ago, mr. obama spoke to the united states laying out his vision for ending america's longest war. saying afghanistan is where the war began and where it will end. here's a portion of his address. >> today i signed a historic agreement between the united states and afghanistan that defines a new kind of relationship between our countries. a future in which afghans are resp
CNN
May 2, 2012 1:00am PDT
, president obama's surprise visit to afghanistan. what he said to the troops there and what he said to the american people. tonight he's airborne heading home already. departing bagram air base tonight where he arrived just after night fall. reporters traveling with the president sworn to secrecy until air force one touched down at the air base that often comes under taliban fire. then he headed to kabul, where he and president karzai signed the strategic partnership agreement. it promises american support for afghanistan through 2024. ten years after the last american combat forces are scheduled to leave the country by the end of 2012. excuse me, 2014. the president made some brief remarks, then headed back to bagram for a rally with the troops. more than 130,000 men and women from 50 countries serve in afghanistan. the vast majority, about 90,000, are american right now. a short time later, just about a half hour ago, mr. obama spoke to the united states, laying out his vision for ending america's longest war, saying afghanistan is where the war began and where it will end. here's
MSNBC
May 2, 2012 3:00am PDT
's a happy day. >> there's a lot to talk about in afghanistan. >> it's mika's birthday. >> i know. happy birthday. i was waiting for somebody to say it. >> that's why it's a big day. >> happy birthday. >> happy birthday. >> i'm 45. am i supposed to be happy? >> yes. look at you at 45. >> yes. come on. >> oh, my goodness. >> smile. be happy. >> you know, it's fine. i'm just fine with it. >> you're just 2350ifine. >> look at me. it could be worse. you look fantastic. >> i'm going to start saying i'm 46 just to get used to 46 next year. >>> let's get serious and get to the news. new suicide attack by the taliban this morning underscoring the long-term challenges facing afghanistan. at least seven people were killed by insurgents today, just hours after the president left the country. marking the one-year anniversary of the mission that killed osama bin laden, president obama met with u.s. troops in kabul and later addressed the nation with his vision for ending america's longest war. >> my fellow americans, we travelled through more than a decade under the dark cloud of war. yet here in the
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